Byrd Ellis

Description

Studio photograph of the bust of Byrd Ellis. Her dark hair is curled with a braid and headband across the top. She wears a lace collar, a brooch pinned at the neck and matching earrings. Her left hand is propped under her chin.

Physical Description

One photographic image, b&w: 2.5 in. X 4.0 in.

Creation Information

Freeman, Alfred Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 61 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

The Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families includes photographs predominately from Fort Worth, Texas. Materials include photographs of family members, including weddings, and a photo of the Sunday school class from the First Methodist Church in 1906.

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Description

Studio photograph of the bust of Byrd Ellis. Her dark hair is curled with a braid and headband across the top. She wears a lace collar, a brooch pinned at the neck and matching earrings. Her left hand is propped under her chin.

Physical Description

One photographic image, b&w: 2.5 in. X 4.0 in.

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Written on the back of the photograph is, "Aunt Byrd".

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The participants in Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures include the UNT Libraries, Fort Worth Public Library, Texas Christian University, the Amon Carter Museum, the University of Texas at Arlington, Beth-El Congregation Archives, Tarrant County College NE, Log Cabin Village, Cattle Raisers Museum, Lockheed Martin Archives, Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church, Dallas Public Library, University of Houston, and the Cowtown Coliseum. This project was generously funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • July 11, 2008, 8:25 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Freeman, Alfred. Byrd Ellis, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38694/: accessed September 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families.